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Sometimes a midnight snack can be more than you bargained for when it comes to your health.
Luckily, a certified sleep coach revealed the food items that are safe to eat right before you hit the hay and others to completely avoid.
First of all, sleep science coach Sanchita Sen wants people to know that snacking before bed isn’t entirely bad.
In fact, if you deprive yourself of food when you’re hungry before bedtime, your body won’t have the necessary energy to rest and repair and will consequently retain fat cells.
Sen told Amerisleep that eating before you fall asleep can promote weight loss, maintain satisfactory blood sugar levels, and help you get a more restful night of sleep.
So, rather than avoiding food altogether, she wants people to simply pay attention to what they’re consuming before they slumber.